#WalangPasok: Work and Class cancellations for November 4, 2019 (Monday)
(Manila, Philippines) – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes and government work on Monday, November 4, 2019, to give the local government engineers of the earthquake-affected areas enough time to complete their safety inspection and evaluation of all school structures. This is in relation to the deadly earthquake that struck Tulunan, Cotabato on October 31.
Walang Pasok Updates: Nobyembre 4, Lunes
(As of 1:01am, November 4, 2019) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work on Friday:
Cities and Provinces
- Davao City – all levels (public and private) (source)
- Samal Island – all levels (public and private) (source)
- Kabacan, Cotabato – all levels (public) (source)
- Pigcawayan, Cotabato – all levels (public and private)
- Alamada, Cotabato – all levels (public and private)
- Midsayap, Cotabato – all levels (public and private)
- President Roxas, Cotabato – all levels (public and private)
- Sulop, Davao del Sur – all levels (public and private)
- Hagonoy, Davao del Sur – all levels (public and private)
- Malalag-Bansalan, Davao del Sur – all levels (public and private)
- Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur – all levels (public and private)
- Kiblawan, Davao del Sur – all levels (public and private)
Schools and Universities
- Malayan Colleges Mindanao in Davao City – (source)
- Ateneo de Davao University Grade School in Davao City – (source)
- Sinawilan National High School in Sinawilan, Matanao, Davao del Sur – (source)
- Notre Dame of Pikit (source)
- Quezon Province – A non-working holiday was declared in Quezon Province to celebrate the death of local hero Apolinario dela Cruz, also popularly known as Hermano Puli. (source)
Department of Education (DepEd) Class Suspension Guideline:
- DepEd Calls on parents to determine whether their children should go to school during typhoons, floods and other calamities in the absence of official announcements from DepEd.
- In the absence of storm signal warnings, LGU are expected to announce whole day class cancellations not later than 4:30AM or half-day class suspensions not later than 11:00AM.
- Storm signal warning declared by PAGASA between 10:00pm and 4:30AM reflect the whole day cancellation of classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
- Storm signal warnings declared by PAGASA by 11:00AM automatically suspend the same day’s afternoon classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
*Suspension of classes for the tertiary level (colleges and universities) will be at the discretion of school management.
Flight Cancellations in the Philippines
(We are still waiting for flight updates from Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines.)
Weather Updates: Some Classes for Monday, November 4, 2019, have been canceled in some areas to ensure the safety of students in some earthquake affected areas in Mindanao.
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